How To Get Rid Of Heartburn Without Medicine

Having occasional heartburn or acid reflux episodes is really quite common for a large number of folks. Heartburn, which is also identified as pyrosis, is a burning or painful feeling in the esophagus that is commonly as a result of the regurgitation of gastric acid. This problem is documented to …

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The 10 Theories Behind Alzheimer’s Disease

Although I personally believe that Alzheimer’s is multi-factorial (i.e. there is not one sole cause that leads to its development or progression) below I have tried to link together the possible causes of Alzheimer’s into categories. These are listed in no particular order as, I believe, in their own small …

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Septic Tank

Sewage treatment plants including septic tank eliminate those characteristics and constituents that are objectionable and present a threat to public health, safety, and the environment. Maybe no factor is more useful in the control of disease than the science of proper sewage disposal. This maintains the community’s water supply by …

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Effects Of Using Amphetamines And Marijuana Drugs On A Teen’s Health

Drug abuse among teenagers poses a serious threat to the health of the teenager that is in developmental stage. Teenage drug abuse can have negative implications on social, academic, and family relationships of the teenager. Amphetamines and Marijuana are the commonly abused drugs by Teenagers. Amphetamine abuse can have severe …

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Shows” And “Late Cancellations” In Your Mental Health Private Practice

Clients who “no-show” or “late-cancel” their appointments can be a real problem for private practitioners. Many who are new to private practice are afraid to enforce any cancellation policies for fear of alienating clients. I work as a private practice mentor. I coach mental health practitioners who are establishing and …

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The Nurse Practice Act

The Nurse Practice Act is a set of state laws that govern specific aspects of the nursing profession. The statutes are generally grouped with a chapter of state laws, referred to in its entirety as the Nurse Practice Act “the Act”. The Act aims to protect the public from an …

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Including Special Needs Children In Kids Activities

So you’ve gotten your special needs child enrolled in a program for kids, and (if relevant) they’ve made the physical accommodations necessary to allow your child to function in their environment. How do you prepare your child to participate in a group activity? Obviously, the answer will change dramatically depending …

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Introducing A Free Home Based Pregnancy Test Kit

Reproductive health is a crucial part of general health and a central feature of human development. Among women of reproductive age (15-49 years), the burden of reproductive ill- health is far greater than the disease burden from tuberculosis, respiratory infections, motor vehicle injuries, homicide and violence. Women run the risks …

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Hydration And Healthy Aging

Senior Nutrition: Hydration on the Effects of Aging Dehydration is the depletion in total body water content due to fluid losses, lack of fluid intake or both. The following article has suggestions for seniors and those that they are caring for by themselves or with the help of caregiver-aides. According …

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Grieving Online

Losing someone is never easy. The grief that follows is a process with no time limit. Many people join support groups designed to help those who are grieving, to give them a voice about what their process is like. In today’s techno-savvy world, more and more people are joining these …

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